"Rising up out of the ashes, Santino's Tapas & Grill is back"

3021 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
(310) 452-7898 serving: West LA, Ocean Park
open:Mon-Wed 11am-10pm; Thu-Sat 11am-12am; Sun 12pm-10pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Mastercard Accepted, Wine Bars, Spanish, Discover Accepted, Argentinean, $$, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Lunch Spot, Tapas / Small Plates,

The Low Down


Parking: There are only a few spaces in back of the restaurant, but there's usually plenty of free, unrestricted parking on the surrounding side streets.

Save Time: Weekday afternoons, the place can be jammed. If you prefer crowd-free dining, call about 45 minutes in advance for take-out or delivery.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Half Italian deli, half sports bar, this neighborhood favorite is a split personality game-time destination.
by Randi Schmelzer at Citysearch

In Short
One side of this casual spot is lined with beverage coolers, a chips rack and a display case packed with cheeses, meats and olives. Beyond a beer-logo-plastered half wall, however, is a four-stool bar, several more…
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Amazing all around
By VedranK at Citysearch

Great service with a family atmosphere. Great live music (it was TUE). Tried the sauteed shrimp (10/10), Empanadas (beef 10/10, cheese/basil 8/10),... Read More

Great music (especially Wednesdays), great food & prices!
By PacificStreetSage at Citysearch

I live in the neighborhood, heard good things and checked them out. Their food is fantastic, especially the Cuban salad. They had a fantastic gui... Read More

A great place to eat, drink, and hang out in the neighborhood
By bigheadx at Citysearch

Although word has it that the place is packed in the evenings we enjoyed some excellent tapas dishes, fine beers, and sangria one Monday afternoon ... Read More

Mean People & dumb drunks
By finchergame at Citysearch

I was there with my wife & two kids on Tuesday, bad waiters. We waited 30 minutes for our order & waiter. Then another 45 minutes for the food, th... Read More

Service, Service, Service
By vacasm at Citysearch

If there is something as important as good food in a restaurant it is good service and when you find both in one same place you have found a plac... Read More